The deaths of Wanda Ferragamo and Gilberto Benetton this month highlighted a challenge for some of Italy’s most well-known family businesses: With the post-war entrepreneurs who built the companies leaving the stage, they need to ensure that members of the next generation, or trusted outsiders, are ready to step up to fill the void. Some families,...

Espresso, that concentrated, knock-your-socks-off coffee served in shot form in a tiny cup, has won its way into America’s coffee-loving hearts. Espresso, the Italian word for “fast,” is the preparation method in which water under pressure is quickly forced through a “puck” of finely ground, tamped coffee beans, which extracts the bean’s most flavo...

The Met will continue a longstanding holiday tradition with the presentation of its Christmas tree, a favorite of both New Yorkers and visitors from around the world. The magnificently lit, twenty-foot blue spruce will loom over a vivid eighteenth-century Neapolitan Nativity scene, enshrined in an abundant array of lifelike figures with silk-robed...

Truffle season is finally here! Need a good excuse to indulge the prized tubers? We've got you covered. On Tuesday, November 13 from 5-6 p.m. join us for our first-ever truffle auction in La Piazza, our standing enoteca located in the heart of our marketplace. No registration is required, simply stop by and start the bidding! Inspired by the annual...

Luxury Italian wine producer Marchesi de’ Frescobaldi has undertaken a number of changes across its business over the past year, chief among them a complete reorganization of its U.S. route to market. That effort resulted in the end of Frescobaldi’s 20-year partnership with the Mondavi family in favor of an alignment with two new importers—Shaw-Ros...

Salvatore Ferragamo is the Italian luxury brand that has always dealt with the creation of made in Italy shoes and accessories, and more recently it has opened up to the world of men and women’s clothing. Ferragamo is one of the most famous Italian footwear companies in the world and is characterized by the high quality of its products but above al...

Una recente ricerca condotta sui lettori di Wine Spectator conferma che il vino italiano è molto apprezzato dai consumatori americani e spesso rappresenta la categoria di prodotto importato preferita. L’analisi svolta sul numero di ottobre 2018 della rivista ha misurato in particolare l’efficacia della campagna di comunicazione Italian Wine - Taste...

Ferretti Group once again conquers the American audience at the 59th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, scheduled from October 31st to November 4th, with its magnificent fleet of 18 boats, including 2 premières for the American market. The United States, which has always been an area of strategic importance for the Group, has been char...

The strata of luxury SUVs is becoming a crowded one, which is good for consumers. Plenty of options to peruse. But selecting your ideal ute from the growing stable grows increasingly harder with each new model launched. You’ve got the mainstay options from America, Germany and Japan, but newer to game are the Italians. For the discerning gentleman...

Eataly, the authentic Italian marketplace, announced today it will open its Las Vegas location at Park MGM, the city's newest resort, in December 2018. Las Vegas marks the sixth U.S. location of the Italy-based company, which has more than 35 stores worldwide.  The 40,000-square-foot culinary destination, located directly on the famed Las Vegas Str...